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  1. Labour to hold doorstep today @ 11.30

    Wed Feb 6, 2019 - 08:38 am - Labour Party TD Jan O’Sullivan and Senators Ivana Bacik and Kevin Humphreys will be available today at 11.30 to speak to reporters on Labour Private Members’ Business taking place in the Dáil and...
  2. Labour to facilitate Parental Leave Bill in Seanad

    Tue Feb 5, 2019 - 07:29 pm - Senator Kevin Humphreys Labour Seanad Whip, Sen. Kevin Humphreys has confirmed that the Labour group will tomorrow, Wednesday 6th February facilitate the committee stage of the Social Democrat’s Parental Leave (Amendment) ...
  3. Howlin rejects Taoiseach comments on corporate governance

    Tue Feb 5, 2019 - 06:22 pm - Brendan Howlin TD Labour Party Leader Brendan Howlin TD has rejected the assertion by the Taoiseach that corporate governance rules take precedence over Government circulars. Their appointee certainly should have infor...
  4. Government must establish Digital Safety Commissioner.

    Tue Feb 5, 2019 - 01:21 pm - Sean Sherlock TD Labour Party Justice and Children and Youth Affairs spokesperson, Seán Sherlock TD has urged the Government to reconsider its decision not to appoint a Digital Safety Commissioner. Following the publ...
  5. Donohoe has as many questions to answer on Children's Hospital as Harris

    Mon Feb 4, 2019 - 12:22 pm - Alan Kelly TD Labour Party Health spokesperson, Alan Kelly TD, has said Minister Paschal Donohoe has as many questions to answer on the mismanagement in the spending of the National Children’s Hospital as Ministe...
  6. Niall Quinn to join Ó Ríordáin for Public Meeting on Future of Irish Football

    Mon Feb 4, 2019 - 12:10 pm - Senator Aodhán Ó Ríordáin Former Irish soccer international Niall Quinn will join a panel of speakers at a public meeting tonight aimed at assessing how politics can help the development of football in Ireland.  The event tak...
  7. High Salaries for new County Mayors a disgrace as Dublin ignored

    Fri Feb 1, 2019 - 12:53 pm - Dermot Lacey, Cllr Cllr Dermot Lacey, a Labour City Councillor for Pembroke and former Lord Mayor of Dublin, has branded the proposals by Minister John Paul Phelan to set the salary of the three new County Mayors at the...
  8. Allowance restoration is far to slow for Defence Forces families

    Fri Feb 1, 2019 - 10:27 am - Willie Penrose TD Deputy Willie Penrose has raised the issue of restoration of allowances for members of the Defence Forces with An Taoiseach and Minister for Defence.Deputy Penrose said;"I asked the Minister for Defen...
  9. Deferral a major relief for hundreds of students.

    Thu Jan 31, 2019 - 12:21 pm - Willie Penrose TD Labour TD Willie Penrose has welcomed today's announcement from Minister Mary Mitchell O'Connor that changes to the minimum entry requirements for the Professional Master of Education (PME) for primar...
  10. Senior Health Officials can’t confirm Children’s Hospital spend will not exceed €2bn

    Thu Jan 31, 2019 - 12:17 pm - Alan Kelly TD Following his questioning at today’s meeting of the Public Accounts Committee, Labour Party Health spokesperson and Vice-Chair of the PAC, Alan Kelly TD, has expressed concern that top officials in ...
  11. Penrose welcomes funding for much-needed infrastructure at St. Columba College, Kilucan.

    Wed Jan 30, 2019 - 02:19 pm - Willie Penrose TD Labour Deputy for Longford Westmeath, has warmly welcomed the response by the Department of Education and Skills, to his question to the Minister on the funding required to effect major infrastructure...
  12. Safe staffing needed in our hospitals

    Wed Jan 30, 2019 - 02:00 pm - Alan Kelly TD After meeting nurses on the picket line in University Hospital Limerick, the country’s most consistently overcrowded hospital, Labour Party Health spokesperson, Alan Kelly TD, has called on the Gove...
  13. Dunbrody Famine Ship a worthy recipient of CIÉ Award of Excellence

    Wed Jan 30, 2019 - 11:31 am - Brendan Howlin TD Brendan Howlin, TD for Wexford and Labour Party Leader, has extended his congratulations to the team at the Dunbrody Famine Ship and Irish Immigrant Experience, Co. Wexford. Dunbrody Famine Ship was a...
  14. Taoiseach must hold firm on Backstop

    Wed Jan 30, 2019 - 11:16 am - Brendan Howlin TD Brendan Howlin TD, leader of the Labour Party, reacted to the latest developments in Westminster and called on the Taoiseach to hold firm on Ireland’s need for a legally-binding agreement to keep th...
  15. The future of Northern Ireland after Brexit and the Labour movement there

    Tue Jan 29, 2019 - 07:27 pm - Brendan Howlin TD Speaking at the Politics Society of Trinity College tonight, 29th January, Labour Party Leader Brendan Howlin outlined his views on the future of Northern Ireland after Brexit.In his remarks Deputy Ho...